If you want to drop a few pounds before bikini time, then help is at hand with the plethora of new diet books launching this spring.More
The recent sunny weather has made the fast-approaching summer season seem all too real. If you want to drop a few pounds before bikini time, then help is at hand with the plethora of new diet books launching this spring. To really reap the benefits, first identify what type of dieter you are before you reach for one of the latest healthy-eating bibles. Are you an erratic one who tries every new fad going, or an exercise nut that needs to fuel your fitness? Whatever your preference, we've found one that will work for you...
Your Diet Approach: You probably live in the city and work long hours. Being in shape is important to you, but so is socialising so you need a diet that takes into account the fact you have little or no time to prepare meals and that you eat out, a lot.
The diet book for you: The Manhattan Diet, £19.16, at The Book Depository
The Manhattan Diet is written more like a novel than a non-fiction diet book and definitely has a feel of Sex and the City about it, except replace the gossip about sex with talk of food. The author Eileen Daspin talks to various city-dwellers in this book to find out exactly how Manhattanites stay so slim in such a foodie city (Manhattan is the slimmest of all the 62 New York State counties). With tips from real pe